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Walking Tours at Hillcrest Cemetery

Cary, NC – Going around Cary, you can see there are many buildings and roads named after significant people. Many of these Caryites are buried at the Hillcrest Cemetery and the Friends of Page-Walker Hotel have the cemetery set up so anyone can go on a self-guided tour there and learn about the people who helped shape Cary as we know it now. Read more

Photos: Frankie Yankovic Day

Cary, NC – Festive polka was played Friday, July 22, 2016 evening at the Page-Walker house in Downtown Cary. In spite of nearly 100 degree temperatures, approximately 200 people were in attendance to hear the Polka Plus Band play for the 21st Frankie Yankovic Day. Read more

History: Page-Walker Celebrates 30 Years

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Cary, NC — I learned more about the Page-Walker Arts & History Center‘s incredible history – and met some special people – at their 30th anniversary event on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Read more

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Page-Walker Offers $750 to High School Seniors

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Cary, NC — High school seniors in Cary can apply now through May 15, 2015 to receive a $750 educational scholarship from the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. Read more

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The History & Rebirth of The Cary Theater

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Cary, NC — If you’ve lived in Cary for more than a few years now, then you may know that The Cary Theater used to be an auto parts store. But did you know that, from 1946-1955, the site was home to the area’s first indoor movie theater? Here’s a bit of The Cary’s history–and the story of how it came full circle. Read more

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Profiles: Remembering Jean Ladd

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Cary, NC — Mrs. Jean Hobby Ladd, Cary resident since 1938, passed away this month on January 3, 2015. With the help of a transcribed interview conducted by Peggy Van Scoyoc, I’ve compiled a short biography to honor Mrs. Ladd’s life and to recognize her many contributions to the development and prosperity of Cary. Read more

The Cary Scavenger Hunt: What Do You Win?

Trophies full of cash for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams

Trophies full of cash for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams

Cary, NC- It’s now only 2 weeks away: the 5th annual Cary Scavenger Hunt, and we have ramped up the fun once again. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Jam-Packed Week

From the blog of  Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week of October 31, 2010.

This week was a busy week with several events and a council meeting.

The Love Affair with Trains and Cary

Monday’s first event was the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cary Depot. I met several State and Federal officials at the train station in Raleigh. After a short reception, we boarded the train to Cary. As we arrived in Cary and departed the train, the Cary Band played “I’ve been working on the Railroad.” Getting off a train with a band playing was a unique and surreal experience for me. I thought that only happened in the movies. Anyway, it was a great treat and made me proud to represent Cary. Read more

Cary History: Frank Page

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Illustration by Jerry Miller

Cary, NC – If you’ve ever wondered how the town of Cary came into existence, you’d have to start your search with Allison Francis (Frank) Page. Read more